The BWF World Tour Finals 2022 is coming to an end this December 11, with the final event of the international badminton calendar scheduled for this Wednesday.
The BWF World Tour Finals 2022 is officially titled HSBC BWF World Tour Finals 2022. It is the 5th edition of the season-ending event of the BWF World Tour. Featuring 64 professional badminton players, the latest iteration of the competition will be held in Bangkok.
The finals event will feature a total of 5 competitions. These are –
- Men’s Singles
- Women’s Singles
- Men’s Doubles
- Women’s Doubles
- Mixed Doubles
Each singles event will feature 8 seeds. While each doubles event will feature 8 teams with 2 players in each. The event will also a massive prize pool of $1.5 million.
Let us present you some detailed information related to the upcoming international badminton finals event.
When will the event be held?
- Date: Wednesday, December 7, 2022
- Time: 01:00 p.m. ET
The BWF World Tour Finals 2022 will initiate this Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The inaugural match is set to begin at 01:00 p.m. ET.
BWF World Tour Finals 2022 Schedule:
|Group Stage||December 7, 2022 – December 9, 2022||01:00 p.m.|
|Semifinals||December 10, 2022||TBD|
|Finals||December 11, 2022||TBD|
Where will the event take place?
- Venue: Nimibutr Arena
- Location: Bangkok, Thailand
While the event was initially set to be held in China, later the destination was changed to Thailand. The 2022 BWF World Tour Finals will be hosted by the Nimiburt Stadium. The indoor sports arena with 5,600 seat capacity is a part of the National Stadium complex. The venue is located in Bangkok, Thailand.
Where to Watch the event on TV?
Unfortunately, there will be no TV partnership of the BWF World Tour Finals 2022. Therefore, the event won’t be available to watch on television.
Where to Live Stream BWF World Tour Finals 2022?
- Official “BWF TV” YouTube Channel
The BWF World Tour Finals 2022 will be available as live stream on the BadmintonWorld.tv streaming platform. In addition, the matches will be live streamed on the BWF TV YouTube channels in selective countries.
The BWF World Tour Finals 2022 features a whopping $1.5 million prize money. Also, the event also rewards players with BWF point distribution as a part of the BWF World Tour event. Below is the list of point and prize money distribution of the upcoming event –
|3rd in Group Stage||6,600|
|4th in Group Stage||4,800|
Prize Money Distribution:
|3rd in Group Stage||$16,500||$19,000|
|4th in Group Stage||$9,000||$10,500|